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Loose change: NOAA finds record-breaking global warming trends in 2016

August 11, 2017
While Democrats, environmentalists and the Trump administration are sparring over the contents of a draft federal interagency climate science study, a lesser-noticed report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) finds that 2016 was a record-breaking year in terms of global warming trends. NOAA’s report , released Aug. 10, is the most comprehensive look at climate impacts released thus far by the Trump administration, which generally is hostile to climate policy. Many members of the administration, including the president...

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